Blissful Retreat

Hidden Gem in Blue Ridge Mountains

  • 9 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 7 Beds

  • 3 Bathrooms

Visit Blissful Retreat in Morganton, surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Enjoy lush green forests in summer and colorful leaves in fall, with peaceful nights filled with nature's melody and twinkling fireflies.

Blissful Retreat

Come to your Blissful Retreat in Morganton, right in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, where every season brings its own special touch. In the summer, enjoy the deep green forests full of tall oaks and pines. When fall comes around, the leaves turn into a stunning mix of red, orange, and yellow that looks amazing against the clear blue sky. As the day turns into night, listen to the peaceful sounds of nature and watch the fireflies light up the evening.

Step inside and feel like you're in a fancy treehouse, thanks to the big windows and all the natural stuff we've used to decorate. But what's really cool about your Blissful Retreat is all the fun family spots. Hang out by the fire pit, eat outside under the stars, or have a great time with movies and games. It's all set up for making the best memories with your family right here in Morganton, in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

The Space

Blissful Retreat has big, comfy spaces inside that are great for families of all ages or a bunch of friends. The living room feels super cozy with its log cabin look, stone touches, and beautiful views. Downstairs, there's a fun game room with air hockey, shuffleboard, and a huge 75” Smart TV for movie nights. The kitchen and dining area are open and inviting, mixing modern stuff with a cozy, rustic vibe. It's the perfect spot for everyone to gather, eat together, and enjoy each other.

Experience a serene getaway at Blissful Retreat: Enjoy a big bedroom with a private bathroom, comfy interiors blending old-fashioned allure with modern comforts, and a roomy deck to unwind and savor the scenic river views.

Designed For You

Bespoke details catered to your unique tastes and requirements.

  • 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms providing plenty of space for your family or group

  • Serene riverfront location with stunning views of the Stillwater River and surrounding nature

  • Large master bedroom with ensuite

  • Cozy and well-appointed interiors, combining rustic charm with modern amenities

  • Spacious deck where you can relax, dine, and soak in the beauty of the river and lush surroundings

At Blissful Retreat, there are spacious, comfy areas for families or friends, like the cozy living room with a log cabin feel and beautiful views, plus a fun game room downstairs with air hockey and a big TV for movies. The kitchen and dining area blend modern and rustic vibes for everyone to gather and enjoy meals together.

Guest Access

Guests have full access to both indoor and outdoor spaces throughout the property, but swimming is prohibited in the nearby pond. Access to the property from the driveway involves ascending a set of four stairs, with staircases leading to both the upper floor and basement.

Outdoor Grill

Fire up the outdoor grill and enjoy delicious al fresco dining surrounded by nature's beauty.

Hot Tub

Indulge in relaxation in the private hot tub, letting the bubbling water wash away your cares

Fire Pit

Gather around the fire pit for riverside bonfires and create cherished memories under the starry sky

Coffee Bar

Savor your morning brew at the charming coffee bar, a rustic oasis to kickstart your day.

What This Place Offers

  • Hot Tub

  • Valley view

  • Fire Pit

  • Free dryer – In unit

  • Extra pillows and blankets

  • Dedicated workspace

  • Outdoor playground

  • Coffee Bar

  • Clothing storage

  • Outdoor Grill

  • Outdoor Dining

  • 75" HDTV with Amazon Prime Video.

  • Board games

  • Hot water

  • Room-darkening shades

  • Hammock

  • Baby safety gates

  • Indoor fireplace: gas

  • Books and reading material

  • Outdoor dining area

  • Wifi

Your Perfect Riverside Retreat:

Where You'll Sleep

  • The King suite is a cozy escape with a warm fireplace, a 52” Smart TV for relaxing, and a comfy workspace. Its luxurious bathroom features a spacious tub with a spot for your book and wine, perfect for unwinding after a fun day.

  • The Loft is a dreamy spot for kids and anyone young at heart, offering breathtaking forest views through its big windows, feeling just like a treehouse. It has snug Twin beds and a cool hanging queen bed, plus loads of toys and games for endless fun.

  • On the first floor, there's an extra King bedroom with its own bathroom, right next to the handy laundry facilities. It's a cozy and convenient spot for extra comfort and ease during your stay.

Experience the comfort of Blissful Retreat's King suite, complete with a cozy fireplace, a large Smart TV, and a convenient workspace. The luxurious bathroom boasts a spacious tub for relaxation, ideal for unwinding after a day of fun. The Loft offers a dreamy space with forest views, snug beds, and plenty of toys for endless fun. Plus, an additional King bedroom on the first floor provides extra convenience during your stay.
At Blissful Retreat, the cozy kitchen downstairs has an open layout. Sip coffee at the cute Coffee Station or chat while cooking at the island. Dine at the rustic table for six, under the high ceiling, with forest views.

Kitchen & Dining

  • The modern kitchen, situated on the main level, features an open-plan design.

  • Enjoy a cup of coffee from the delightful Coffee Station before settling at the stone-fronted island.

  • Pull up a stool and engage in conversation while preparing a meal.

  • Relish dining at the rustic table, offering seating for six, beneath the expansive Loft ceiling, with captivating forest vistas.

Outdoor Amenities

Imagine stepping onto our big, cozy deck that wraps all around the house. Here, you can sip your morning coffee or watch the rain fall while staying dry and comfy on our outdoor seats. It's the best spot to see the trees and sky change with the seasons. In summer, enjoy the view of tall green trees and soft ferns, and maybe even spot some fireflies twinkling around the pond. Come fall, the forest turns into a beautiful quilt of reds and yellows under the clear, cool air. And guess what? You can grill your favorite meals outside and eat them right there in the fresh air.

There's so much more fun waiting for you outside. Why take the stairs when you can zoom down a slide right into the forest? That's right, we have a slide! It's the perfect start to an afternoon or evening of adventure, like making s'mores at the Fire Pit or going on an Owl-themed Scavenger Hunt. We have swings under the deck and chair swings too, making it a great place to just "hang" out. Plus, we've got portable hammocks for you to find your perfect cozy spot, maybe near the trees or by our little stream.

For the explorers, there are hiking trails starting right from our backyard. And keep your eyes peeled—you might even spot Big Foot!

And for the perfect end to your day, our hidden Hot Tub is surrounded by trees, feeling just like a natural hot spring. It's the best place to relax after a day of hiking, or playing in the nearby rivers and lakes. Come experience the magic of Blissful Retreat!

At Blissful Retreat, picture yourself on our spacious deck, where you can enjoy your coffee or watch the rain, surrounded by nature's beauty as seasons shift, from lush greenery in summer to a vibrant tapestry of colors in fall, all while grilling and dining alfresco.
  • Indoor entertainment with air hockey and streaming.

  • BBQ grill and outdoor dining.

  • S'mores at fire pit or woodland trails.

  • Ambient outdoor lighting for evening charm.

  • Owl scavenger hunt and games.

  • Secluded hot tub in forest setting.

  • Built-in slide, swings, and hammocks.

  • Covered deck for rainy day bliss.

  • Serene deck for nature gazing.

Other Things To Note

Access to the pond is restricted as it is private property.

Environmentally conscious property with compost-only waste disposal.

Smart devices integrated throughout the property for convenience.

Comprehensive amenities for toddlers and infants provided.

Reliable Wi-Fi available, with options for WiFi calling and texting.

Dog-friendly accommodations including a bed, bowls, waste bags, treats, and shampoo.

Experience the joy of our family's cherished spot in the Blue Ridge Mountains at Blissful Retreat. Nestled in nature, our cozy cabin, Blissful Burrow, awaits your family for serene moments on the porch and adventures exploring nearby waterfalls, trails, and shops. Create lasting memories in this tranquil haven!

Meet Your Hosts

Our family has visited the Blue Ridge Mountains for summer vacation for many years and we've always dreamed of owning our own little piece of paradise in the area!

Blissful Burrow is that dream come to life. We've put a lot of love and care into the home to make it a wonderful place for a family getaway. We love relaxing on the porch while watching the trees sway and just listen to nature around us. The location is perfect for being remote yet close enough to area attractions!

The home is just a drive to many local waterfalls, hiking trails, shopping in Blue Ridge and river activities. We're excited to make plenty more family memories and are happy to be able to offer Blissful Burrow for you to make memories in as well. Let us know if there is anything we can do to make your stay perfect.

Enjoy the Blissful Serenity of this cabin and relax while your here!

- Dan & Amy Hanson

Discover why our guests can't get enough of our home


My kids and I loved this cabin! It has a huge game room, slide, swings and everything to make kids comfortable and occupied. My kids didn't even want to leave the cabin during our stay! We will definitely be back!


Great place! Stocked well with everyday items so you don’t have to buy them. I loved the coffee/tea bar setup. Plenty of private space and fun game room. We would definitely go back.

Ready to experience the magic of Blissful Retreat?

Take the first step towards an unforgettable getaway by booking your stay today. Our riverside retreat is waiting to provide you with a perfect blend of comfort, adventure, and cherished moments. Don't miss out on the opportunity to escape to Georgia and make memories that will last a lifetime.